Events

Black Females in STEM – Personal Journeys
– 22 July 2021
Panel members – Efua Akumanyi, Dr Nike Folayan MBE and Dr Amara Anyogu
Chaired by Ann de Graft-Johnson and Dr Emmanuel Adukwu
Part of the CRCRN Post-Covid Black Futures series
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Creative Arts as Activism: Black Lives Matter and the summer of 2020
– 16 July 2021
Panel members – Lawrence Hoo, Samenua Sesher and Michael Jenkins
Chaired by Dr Shawn Sobers
Part of the CRCRN Post-Covid Black Futures series
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Race and Space
– 8 July 2021
Xavier Baker in conversation with Jazz Thompson and Lewis Wedlock
Part of the CRCRN Post-Covid Black Futures series
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History and Theology of Rastafari Livity
– 11 June 2021
Lecture by Ras Shango Baku.
Chaired by Aleema Gray.
A Freedom in the City Festival of Learning event
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Colston statue – What Next?
– 8 June 2021
An MShed event with We Are Bristol History commission
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The Future of Visual Anthropology in the wake of Black Lives Matter
– 7 March 2021
Dialogue between Professor Deborah Thomas, Dr Sireita Mullings and Dr Shawn Sobers.
Royal Anthropology Institute Ethnography Film Festival
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Representations of Saint George in Ethiopian art and culture
– 23 April 2021 
A talk by Eyob Derrillo – Curator of Ethiopian collections, British Library
Chaired by Rev. Nigel Rawlinson, Bath Abbey
A Freedom in the City Festival of Learning event
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Rethinking Black History
– 30 October 2020
Lecture by Dr Shawn Sobers
In partnership with UWE BME Staff Forum
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Black Lives Matter and the call to action 
– 21 October 2020
Panel members – Lawrence Hoo, Ngaio Anyia, Will Taylor and Dr Mena Fombo
Chaired by Dr Emmanuel Adukwu
In partnership with the UWE Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Team
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Bristol Bus Boycott and UK Race Relations Act
– 14 October 2020
Talk by Roger Griffith MBE
In partnership with the UWE Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Team
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Bristol at the centre of Black History
– 1 October 2020
Xavier Baker in conversation with Bristol Mayor, Marvin Rees.
In partnership with the UWE Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Team
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The British Academy and the British Empire: Blackness as a problem at home and abroad
– 7 July 2020
Lecture by Professor Robbie Shilliam
Inaugural Lecture for the CRCRN.
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